Income tax credit, earned; employers to provide notice to employees that may be eligible. (SB860)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Notice to employees; earned income tax credit. Requires employers to post any notice that may be provided by the Department of Social Services informing all employees that they may be eligible for the earned income tax credit. Establishes a fine for noncompliance, which shall be no less than $100 nor more than $250. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093184228
12/29/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB860)
01/26/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2009Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/16/2009Assigned C & L sub: 1
02/17/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/19/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read second time
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2009Passed House with amendments (92-Y 4-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (92-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendments agreed to by Senate (28-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB860ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB860ER)
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 698 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0698)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 5 minutes.


Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The Virginia Interfaith Center is monitoring this bill.

Nonprofit NoVA, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Monitor; support consumer awareness of eligibility and awareness of EITC.